Archive for the ‘Local Life’ Category

  • Green Drinks

    Jul 15, 13 • Datebook, Nonprofits

    July 16, 6–8 p.m. Green Drinks Head to the Rooftop at the Canary Hotel for a night of environmental discussion and conversation with Green Business Program of Santa Barbara County and LoaTree. Network and connect with the environmental community and learn...

  • Marketing Techniques for Artists

    Jul 14, 13 • Education, Fine Art

    July 15, 5–7 p.m. Marketing Techniques for Artists Gillian Christie shares tips and tricks of the marketing world geared toward working artist, with ideas for getting the word out and creating a distinct image. Adobe Hill-Carrillo Room, Union Bank-...

  • Legacies: Braille Institute—A Bright Light in the Dark

    Jul 13, 13 • Nonprofits, SEASONS Magazine

    By Taylor Micaela Davis For the past 30 years, a group of women working alongside a nonprofit has strived to raise funds for an organization that brings new meaning to “a light in a dark place.” Braille Institute Santa Barbara does just that, bringing...

  • Washington on the Plaza

    Jul 3, 13 • Datebook, Nonprofits, SEASONS Magazine, Theater, To Do, Web Exclusives

    July 4, 11:30 a.m.–12:10 p.m. Washington on the Plaza  A Santa Barbara debut, Washington on the Plaza is a brand-new historical musical drama offering a patriotic re-enactment of the reading of the Declaration of Independence in 1776, complete with George...

  • Cellar Classic: An Auction of Rare and Fine Wines

    Jun 28, 13 • Datebook, Nonprofits, Wineries

    June 29, 4–7 p.m. Cellar Classic: An Auction of Rare and Fine Wines This annual event features both a live auction of rare, collectable wines—such as Château Lafite Rothschild, Domaine de la Romanée-Conti and California cult wines—conducted by...

  • Girls Run The Polo Fields This Weekend

    Jun 21, 13 • Nonprofits, Recreation

    June gloom is gone, summer is here and the polo fields are in action! This weekend, head to Santa Barbara Polo and Racquet Club for some girl-pony power, with the 4th Annual Premier Women’s Championship Tour Qualifier Polo Tournament. Saturday will...

  • Final Chance to See Love, Loss and What I Wore Benefit Show

    Jun 19, 13 • Nonprofits, Theater, To Do, Web Exclusives

    I got to see the PLayRight Theatre (staged reading) production of “Love, Loss and What I Wore” at Municipal Winery on Monday and it was terrific! Funny, thought-provoking, insightful, it truly is a great show to take your girlfriends to enjoy....

  • Designers, Get Funky! Submit Your Idea for a Funk Zone T-Shirt

    Jun 18, 13 • Nonprofits, Web Exclusives

    Make your mark on the Funk Zone by designing a t-shirt for this bustling, hip part of town. Funk Zone Neighborhood Association and Santa Barbara Arts Collaborative are holding a contest for the coolest, funkiest design to be pressed onto shirts and sold at...

  • Where is Photography Today?

    Jun 17, 13 • Datebook, Education, To Do

    June 18, 7 p.m. Where is Photography Today? Ricardo Rodriguez, a photographer who uses photos to explore the different ways he can approach reality, will discuss the current state of this medium. After his presentation, Rodriguez will critique submitted...

  • Lobero Theatre Preservation Work Begins

    Jun 13, 13 • Film, Nonprofits, Theater, Web Exclusives

    The Lobero Theatre is one of Santa Barbara’s crown jewels. Originally founded in 1873 as a hotel, the historic venue has entertained for over a hundred years, and Santa Barbara wants it to entertain for hundreds more—which is precisely why the Lobero...